November 21, 2017 Prawn Sukka

Prawn Sukka | How to Make Karnataka Prawn Sukka Recipes

Prawn Sukka:

  • Prawn Sukka is one of the most famous cuisines of Karnataka.
  • It is very popular in the coastal areas of Karnataka.
  • This non-veg recipe is made of prawn and the richness of freshly grated coconut.
  • Try this at home and let us know it came out !


  •  King Prawns (shelled, deveined and cleaned) – 15
  • Onion, chopped – 1
  •  Tomato, chopped – 1 1/2
  •  Ginger, chopped – 1 inch
  •  Garlic Flakes, crushed – 3
  •  Green Chili, chopped – 2
  •  Mustard seed – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves, few springs
  • Dry Red Chili – 1
  •  Oil – 1 tbsp
  •  Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste

For the Dry Paste: 

  •  Coriander seeds, roasted – 2 tsp
  •  Cumin seeds, roasted – 1 tsp
  • Dry Red Chili, roasted – 6-7
  • Mustard seeds, roasted – 1/4
  • Fenugreek seeds, roasted – a pinch
  •  Fresh Coconut, grated – 1/2 cup
  •  Tamarind paste – 1 tsp

Prawn Sukka Instructions:

  1. Removing its head, shell and clean it.
  2. At the outset, grind all the ingredients under dry paste, except for the grated coconut and tamarind.
  3. Make a fine powder of them. Now add the rest of the ingredients and grind it coarsely. Let the coconut paste be coarse. Keep it aside.
  4. Take a thick bottomed pan or non-stick pan and heat oil, to this add mustard seeds, garlic, dry red chilli and curry leaves.
  5. Then chopped onions and saute until translucent.
  6. Add green chilli and ginger, give a stir.
  7. Now add chopped tomatoes, cook it for 5 mins until they become soft.
  8. Now it the time to add prawns!!
  9. Now, add turmeric and salt to taste. Mix well but gently.
  10. Add water cook the prawns for another 5 -6 mins in medium flame with lid closed.
  11. Now add the Dry coconut paste and mix gently.
  12. Cook it for about 2-3 mins and turn off the gas.
  13. The hot and spicy Prawns Sukka is ready to serve.

Prawn Sukka can be eaten with Neer Dosa, steamed rice. It is a very delicious non-veg recipes . You must try it!

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